Katherine Johnson

Katherine “Kathy” C. Johnson, 55, of Waukon passed away February 24, 2016 at Good Samaritan Society in West Union. Friends may call from 4-6 p.m. Friday, March 4 at Martin Funeral Home in Waukon. Kathy’s wishes were to have her ashes spread near a memorial of her late mother-in-law, Virginia Johnson from Ferryville, WI, arranged by the family.
Katherine Carvella Trageser was born September 24, 1960 in Miami, FL, the daughter of John Perry and Wilma Jean (Travelstead) Trageser. She graduated in 1978 from North Miami Senior High School in Miami, FL. Kathy was married to Joseph Johnson December 28, 2004, and they were married for 12 years. She worked as a cashier for Casey's and Hardee's, both in Waukon. Kathy enjoyed traveling to different places with her husband. Lookout Mountain in Tennessee was one of her favorite places to visit. She also enjoyed watching cooking shows and Judge Judy, and working on word find puzzles.
Survivors include her husband, Joseph, of Waukon; her grandchildren, Josheb and Parvin; a brother, John Perry Trageser of Newnan, GA; two sisters, Betty Lamach of Hollywood, FL and Denise Roman of Naples, FL; her children, Paul (Eli) Reynolds of Bradenton, FL, David Reynolds of Madisonville, KY, James Reynolds of Miami, FL and Carrie Butler of Carmi, IL; and many other family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Honorary casketbearers are Michael Kolsrud, John T. Johnson, Randy Gaunitz and Randy Van Ruler. Online condolences may be left at www.martinfunerals.com.


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